We are Hiring! Domestic Violence Counsellor

Job Description Domestic Violence Counsellor

This position is a full-time, contract position* reporting directly to the Clinical Team Lead Counsellor. The Domestic Violence Counsellor supports all areas of the organization related to domestic violence. The successful candidate will divide their time in supporting the Right Here, Right Now counselling program as well as the work of the St. John’s Women’s Centre more generally. This work includes program development, individual support and counselling, group work and community training/education. We are searching for a passionate feminist who would like to work as part of a small team from a feminist, trauma-informed perspective.

Resumes with cover letters should be e-mailed to laura@sjwomenscentre.ca by 4pm on Sunday, Aug. 2.

*We hope that this position will be permanent; however, we are advertising as a contract until March 31 as renewal is funding dependent.

SJSOWC embraces diversity and is committed to greater equity in our program and our employment. Our goal is to attract, develop, and retain skilled and strong volunteers and employees from diverse backgrounds allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. In line with this, preferences will be given to and applications are encouraged from women (cisgender and transgender) and non-binary people who are: Indigenous, Black and people of colour, people living with disabilities, women with experience doing sex work, women with experience in the criminal justice system, trans women, and 2SLGBTQI people. We encourage applicants to self-identify any marginalized experiences and identities in their application with the knowledge that disclosed experiences will remain confidential.